Jambo Cinema

The return of Stranger Things means another resurgence in mullets and cheesy synths, but if you stop in at Wolverhampton Art Gallery ...

Join the Flatpack Family

It’s the time of year again when planning and production for the festival starts in earnest, which also means it’s time for ...

Dalmatian Animation

It’s our pleasure to support The Busy Parent’s Network celebrating the launch of the first ever picture book of The Hundred ...

Return of Silent Night

We usually don’t condone the use of the C-word in October, but we’re going to make an exception just this once: Silent ...

Funny Things

Laughter is the best medicine (so they say) and Creative Black Country have just the thing to get you chortling. In a bid to prove that ...

India on Film

Reimagining India kicks off this Friday, a season of film and dance at mac birmingham as part of Birmingham’s Year of South Asian ...

Birmingham On Film II

Birmingham on Film is back, and this year we’re casting off along the city’s waterways… Last year we launched a month-long season of ...

Zombies at the New Inn

On Sunday 27th August, you are invited to the New Inn, Harborne to have a nice cold pint and wait for the zombie apocalypse to blow ...

Beware the Moon

On Saturday we returned to Dudley for another outdoor extravaganza. We wondered if the popularity of last year’s Bride of ...

SEEKING FLATPACK TRUSTEES

It’s been an exciting couple of years for the team over at Flatpack HQ. Having celebrated the tenth edition of Flatpack Film ...

The Long and Winding Road

This morning we found out that Flatpack is joining the Arts Council’s National Portfolio. For many of our readers this will mean ...

ZEE Birmingham & Sandwell Mela

ZEE Birmingham & Sandwell Mela is the UK’s biggest Asian Music Festival and will be returning for its 17th edition from the 1-2 ...

Rugby Festival Of Culture 2017

This weekend Rugby Festival of Culture makes a triumphant return, after winning the Culture Award for the Coventry & Warwickshire ...

A Brief Chat With Brian Smee

Lazy Daze is the Flatpack award-winning animated short that captures the disjointed perspective of a dog’s lazy slumber. We ...

FLATPICKS: RACHAEL YARDLEY

Time is moving swiftly along, and we’re already over half way through Flatpack 11! Next up sharing her Flatpicks in advance of ...

FLATPICKS: AISLING MARKS

1) Everything In between screenings I can’t think of anything better to do than pop into the hub and play Everything, the new PS4 ...

FLATPICKS: LUCILE BOURLIAUD

1) Holorama The greatest joy of working for Flatpack is being able to bring this kind of treasure trove to Birmingham. Digital artist ...

FLATPICKS: AMY SMART

Revelry, melodrama and a decent helping of cereal to complement your morning cartoons. Read on Amy Smart’s Flatpicks to give you ...

The Red Turtle

We are very excited to announce that Michael Dudok de Wit will be joining us next Friday evening for a Q&A following his beautiful ...

FLATPICKS: LAUREN YOUNG

Next up giving her twopence is our Festival Assistant Lauren Young… 1) Radio Dreams Both brilliantly funny and a treat for the ...

Flatpack Guide to: Documentary

Documentaries are a massive part of the Flatpack experience, and this year there are 15 to choose from that traverse time and space, ...

FLATPICKS: DUNCAN POULTON

It’s that time of year again when in the run up to the festival we’re on hand to guide you through the programme. Kicking ...

Flatpack Guide to: Unpacked

Here at Flatpack, we’re just as intrigued by films as we are by the intricate processes of production. Here we present the ...

The Brumburger Miracle

We just couldn’t help ourselves. As if the first time wasn’t enough.  If you didn’t manage to catch it, Take Me High ...